WSQ Advanced Certificate in Early Years

Provided by Advent Links-SAUC Education Centre


Awarded by Advent Links-SAUC Education Centre

Course introduction


WSQ Advanced Certificate in Early Years(ACEY) aims to train educarers and center providers:

  • To be professional and skillful in reflective practice.
  • To engage in strong partnerships with colleagues, families and community.
  • To equip educarers with practical knowledge and skills to plan and implement programs, curriculum and environments for children from 2 months to 36 months.
  • To apply and implement suggested practices stated in EYDF in the work with young children and families.
  • To plan and provide quality activities to enhance holistic and optimal experiences for growth, development and learning in a safe environment.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

  • Module:  Overview and Introduction to Early Years Landscape in Singapore
  • Module:  Principles and Practices in Early Years Care, Development and Learning
  • Module:  Programme Planning and Pedagogy
  • Module:  The Early Years Environment
  • Module:  Personal Growth & Professional Development
  • Module:  Partnership with Families and the Community
  • Module:  Health, Safety and Well-being
  • Module:  Professional Placement


Entry Requirements

Completed Secondary 4 education* or 10 years of formal education* and Attained an average SOA 5 in the WSQ WPL series; and

  • Credit in EL1; or
  • IELTS 5.5 (General) or
  • SOA 5 for WPL (writing)
*Medium of instruction must be in English

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

  • 600 Hours Part time (16 Months)
  • 8 Modules
  • Every Monday, Wednesdays and Thursdays
  • 6.30pm to 9.30pm (Unless Otherwise Specified)
  • Next Intake: 25 June 2018

Fees & Funding

Course Fee :  SG$7,000 (No GST)
Application Fee : SG$50 (non-refundable)
Up to 95% Training Grant